OVERVIEW



Bay Area News Group is powered by MediaNews Group (www.medianewsgroup.com), one of the largest newspaper companies in the United States situated throughout California, the Rocky Mountain region and the Northwest.

We are privately owned and operate nearly 60 daily newspapers in 13 states with combined daily and Sunday circulation of approximately 2.6 million and 2.9 million, respectively. Each of our newspapers maintains a Web site focused on local news content. These Web sites are hosted by MediaNews Group Interactive and are aggregated along with our content under the umbrella site www.newschoice.com. We also own a television station, a CBS affiliate in Anchorage, AK and operate a radio station in Texas.

Mission Statement

Our corporate mission is to be the leading provider of local news, information and services in our strategically located markets by continually expanding and leveraging our news gathering resources. We will proactively identify and develop strategic partnerships and relationships to enhance our content and services while integrating our content for dissemination across all available distribution platforms in our markets, starting with the local newspaper. We will continually strive to improve our profitability, while being a strong community partner and strengthening our work environment for our employees.